I always wondered about the connection between man and his faith, and what the life of a religious person is like. I met some Orthodox men among my fellow conscripts. That’s when I got a hold of a Bible for the first time in my life.
Half a century after the invasion of Constantinople by the Ottomans in 1453 Chora Monastery with the Church of Christ the Savior was converted into a mosque (Kahryie Cami). Some of its frescos and mosaics were whitewashed over and some smashed.